Pataua

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Hollow
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SW
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
4

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Description: 

Pataua Beach is a beach break on a golden sand beach. There are several peaks down the beach to choose from, with both right and left handers. The wave varies depending on sand movement and tide, but you will find good fun waves . Good for Beginner to expert surfers.

Directions: 
From Whangarei, head north on Bank Street and continue north on Mill Road, then turn right onto Whareora Road. At Whareora turn right onto Pataua North Road, all the way to Pataua. At Pataua turn left onto Aubrey Road, then turn left onto Hall Road and find a park at the end. Walk out onto the beach and find a good peak.
Nearest Town: 
Whangarei
Nearest City: 
Whangarei
Travel Time from City: 
30mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
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